Soundcloud and Bandcamp: Usurpers of MySpace’s online music throne

A music blogger recently tweeted, “Tried to play a song by a band on MySpace but it didn’t work cos’ MySpace is a mess.” That one sentence, in essence, encapsulates the downfall of social networking website MySpace in one fell swoop. It was once the first-choice destination for music fans to listen to new tunes, … Continue reading Soundcloud and Bandcamp: Usurpers of MySpace’s online music throne

MySpace and Facebook team-up: Flogging a dead horse?

It might be akin to flogging a dead horse, but the more eagle-eyed social networking fans out there may have noticed that MySpace has had a bit of a facelift in an effort to reassert its position as a web heavyweight. MySpace is a veteran of the social networking scene but the emergence of Facebook … Continue reading MySpace and Facebook team-up: Flogging a dead horse?

T-Mobile Vibe Mobile – Simple, cheap and social media friendly

Following the success of the T-Mobile Vairy Touch series, ZTE have announced the launch of the T-Mobile Vibe. Part of the Vairy Touch series popularity was because they provided a pay-as-you-go mobile with mobile broadband and email at an extremely reasonable price. Being available for just £39.99, the T-Mobile Vibe is obviously continuing ZTE’s promise … Continue reading T-Mobile Vibe Mobile – Simple, cheap and social media friendly

Christmas tunes: MySpace vs Spotify

Ever since the swift introduction of Spotify, music listening habits have changed. It offered extensive online streaming for free, eclipsing the sometimes patchy Last.fm, and also gave the opportunity to compile and share playlists with your best of friends. Now it’s the turn of MySpace to try and take on this audio behemoth. The social … Continue reading Christmas tunes: MySpace vs Spotify